3 Lessons Employers Can Learn From FedEx Settlements

Law360, New York (June 16, 2016, 10:48 PM EDT) -- The news on Wednesday that FedEx will be shelling out $240 million to settle claims from delivery drivers in 20 states who said they were incorrectly classified as independent contractors could serve as a cautionary tale for employers in their own classification and payroll systems.

FedEx Ground Package System Inc. had faced and tried to fight for years accusations that it flouted various state laws by deducting company business expenses from their pay and had engaged in unjust enrichment by virtue of classifying the workers as...
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